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29 January 2008

Washington Post

A state senator who represents the district that includes Virginia Tech tried unsuccessfully to reopen debate yesterday on closing the "gun show loophole." Although the legislation was effectively dead, Edwards proposed a compromise that would have made background checks voluntary for unlicensed sellers. But it was rejected by Democrats and Republicans on the committee. "I think this is a middle ground," he said after the committee adjourned. "A lot of people would... (GunPolicy.org)

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